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Empowerhouse: Solar Decathlon Team Partners with Habitat for Humanity in Washington, D.C.

posted Sep 20, 2011, 8:25 AM by Ella Wong   [ updated Sep 20, 2011, 8:50 AM ]
Empowerhouse, a net-zero energy passive house designed by students from 3 schools, will be on display later this month at the 2011 Solar Decathlon event on the National Mall.  After the competition, the house will be moved to the Deanwood neighborhood of Washington, D.C. where a second home will be added by Habitat for Humanity to create an affordable 2700 SF two-family home.  Read about this great project at

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